Useful Global Engagement Links


US Government Research and Education Funding Agency International Activities/Programs

National Science Foundation Home Page

The Web sites listed below are those that already fund international research and education or those where an international component can be integrated into the existing programs.

NSF's Office of International Science and Engineering

NSF's Department of Education and Human Resources

International Programs

Developing Global Scientists and Engineers

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students

International Research and Education Planning Visits and Workshops

International Research Fellowship Program

Pan-American Advanced Studies Institutes

Program on International Research and Education (PIRE)

Education and Human Resources Programs

Advanced Learning Technologies

Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement

Cyber-Enabled Discovery and Innovation

Cyberinfrastructure Training, Education, Advancement and Mentoring for the 21st Century Workforce

Faculty Early-Career Development Program

Grant Opportunities with Faculty Liaison with Industry

Informal Science Education

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers

Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Studying Abroad As An Online Student

NSF Research and Education Centers

Community Colleges, ATE Centers Impact, 2006-2007

Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology

Engineering Research Centers

International Materials Institutes

Long-Term Ecological Research

Supercomputer and Cyberinfrastructure Centers

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Home Page

International Space Station

International Space University

National Institutes of Health Home Page

Fogarty International Center for Advanced Studies in Health Sciences

Department of Agriculture Home Page

Agricultural Research Service International Activities

Department of Education Home Page

Department of Education International Programs

Department of Energy Home Page

Civilian Radioactive Waste Management International Programs

Environmental Management Intergovernmental and International Activities

Fossil Energy International Activities

International Renewable Energy Programs

Fusion Energy Sciences Program International Activities

Hydrogen and Fuel Cell International Activities

Hydrogen, Fuels Cells, and Infrastructure Technologies International Activities

Environmental Protection Agency Home Page

EPA International Programs

US Scientific and Technical Associations' International Activities/Publications

American Association of Community Colleges International Programs and Services

American Council on Education International Education Activities and Publications

Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology

Institute of International Education

NAFSA: Association of International Educators

U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation

Non-US Based Science and Technology Associations/Activities

International Center for Scientific Research (France)

Reports on  Globalization of Science and Engineering

Asia Society,Math and Science Education In a Global Age: What the U.S. can Learn From China, May 2006

Burland, D.M., M. E. Rogers, and T. M. Masciangioli, editors;Preparing Chemists and Chemical Engineers for a Globally Oriented Workforce: A Workshop Report to the Chemical Sciences Roundtable(Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences, 2004).

Commission on the Abraham Lincoln Study Abroad Program, Global Competence and National Needs: One Million Students Studying Abroad, November, 2005;

Heylin, Michael, "The Globalization of Science Moves on: Growth of Scientific Literature Remains Strong as the World Continues to Flatten,"Chemical and Engineering News, November 22, 2006

Murray, Fiona, "Globalization of Science: Opportunities for Competitive Advantage from Science in China, India, and Beyond," MITWorld videocast, Sept. 19, 2006: .

UNESCO,Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Science and Technology, August, 2006

Yew, Jin Lee and Wolff, Michael-Roth, "Science Education in an Era of Globalization: An Introduction,"Cultural Studies of Science Education, December, 2007

Reports/Programs on STEM Education Issues

Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology, STEM Workforce Data Project

Jackson, Shirley Ann, "The Nexus: Where Science Meets Society,"Science310, no. 5754 (December 9, 2005), 1634-1639.

National Academies of Science,Educating the Engineer of 2020: Adapting Engineering Education to the New Century, 2005

National Academies of Science,Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future; Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2007

Project Kaleidoscope

Saxenian, AnnLee,Brain Circulation: How High Skilled Immigration Makes Everyone Better Off, Brookings Institution, Winter 2002

Reports on Study Abroad

Commission on the Abraham Lincoln Study Abroad Program, Global Competence and National Needs: One Million Students Studying Abroad

Institute of International Education Open Doors

Institute of International Education Program on Global Engineering Education Exchange

Lincoln Commission Report on the Abraham Lincoln Study Abroad Fellowships

NAFSA, Task Force on Institutional Management of Study Abroad,Strengthening Study Abroad: Recommendations for Effective Institutional Management for Presidents, Senior Administrators, and Study Abroad Professionals, January, 2008.

Reports on Global Competitiveness and Global Competence

Atkinson, Robert D. and Daniel K. Correa,The 2007 State New Economy Index: Benchmarking Economic Transformation in the States. Information Technology Innovation Foundation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2007.

Barker, Carol M.,Education for International Understanding and Global Competence, Carnegie Corporation of New York, January 21, 2000.

Brustein, William:Paths to Global Competence: Preparing American College Students to Meet the World, 2007.

Business Roundtable,Tapping America's Potential: The Education for Innovation Initiative, July 2005.

Deardorff, Darla K., "Identification and Assessment of Intercultural Competence as a Student Outcome of Internationalization,"Journal of Studies in International Education, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 241-266, 2006.

Downey, Gary et al. "The Globally Competent Engineer: Working Effectively with People Who Define Problems Differently,"Journal of Engineering Education, April, 2006

National Academies of Science Press:International Education and Foreign Languages: Keys to Securing America's Future, 2007.

National Innovation Initiative,Innovate America: Thriving in a World of Challenge and Change, 2004

Model of Virtual and Distance Science and Engineering Education

GLOBE (Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment)


Virginia Tech Course on Engineering Cultures

Models of International Research and Education Exchanges

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, The Global Open Food and Agricultural University

Purdue University's Global Engineering Alliance for Research and Education

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Global Perspective Program

Statistics on International Science and Engineering Trends

ASTRA (The Alliance for Science and Technology Research in America) State R&D briefing sheets

National Science Foundation, Science and Engineering Indicators 2006

OECD, Science and Engineering Scoreboard 2007